In the last 48 hours, two innocent lives were lost because of trigger-happy police. They were both black men. The cops were not. This is just the latest in an on-going issue between cops and people of color – or on an even broader scale (so you #AllLivesMatter people will actually pay attention,) cops with a God complex and innocent people who don’t deserve to die. There is no justification. Selling CDs doesn’t equal a death sentence. Selling cigarettes doesn’t equal a death sentence. Carrying a toy gun doesn’t equal a death sentence. And carrying a licensed weapon, rightfully informing the cop who stopped you for a busted tail light about it and reaching for your ID as asked also does not equal a death sentence.
Many are questioning that Drake will respond with a diss track of his own towards Joe Budden, so the Slaughterhouse MC might be taking a new tactic to draw out the boy. He writes (types) him a good ol fashion statement.
It’s a good day to be a Big K.R.I.T. fan. Taking to Twitter earlier today, the Mississippi rapper revealed that he’d be dropping a new freestyle every hour on the hour starting at noon, making for a whopping 12 all together.
Toronto up and comer Jazz Cartier pays respect to one of his idols, Lil Wayne, in a new song of the same title. Every one was wondering if Weezy heard it and what his response would be…well the time’s up and Weezy has responded.
Over the weekend, an update to Frank Ocean’s website seemed to allude that his oft-delayed and highly anticipated sophomore effort, Boys Don’t Cry, would finally be arriving this month. Of course, fans were quite skeptical in believing this to be true, as the singer has given us more than enough false alarms in the past. However, Bay Area rapper IAMSU! is giving us some hope.